SarkyNorthener (1704) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Black beer with medium tan head and decent lacing. Aroma of roast coffee and some chocolate. Taste is burnt malts, smoke, roast coffee, licorice and some dark chocolate. Lots of flavours. Medium bodied and a little creamy. Excellent stout.
jamesie1857 (1342) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On cask at The Holy Inadequate, Etruria. Jet black body with a dark tan head. Lovely and toasty and smoky coffee on the nose. Sweet chocolate malt taste, nice rich and warming. Quality and highlight of the day.
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
01 - BCA - Opaque Black in colour. Very Malty; roasty/burnt malts, dark bitter chocolate, espresso coffee, liquorice, smoke. No fruit. Hoppy; some hop bitterness. Roast malty and fairly dry throughout with a bitter finish. Decent. Very drinkable.
gegwilson (950) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask in the Silk Mill, Derby. Very dark body with a small tan head. Slight coffee aroma. Very thick and rich taste. Bitter with lots of coffee and burnt toast. Dry finish. Nice stuff.
Beese (1510) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the Milton Keynes Beer Festival 2013. Poured a very dark, near black colour with a tight, thin tan head. Aroma of smoked meat, prunes and earthy notes. Full, creamy mouth feel. Roast malt flavours with dried fruit and tobacco. Palate is very dry with bitter burnt malt. Very smooth.
OwainTurner (299) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Treacle malt aroma. Lovely chocolate head. Chocolate and mild burnt sugar taste. Thick body which goes thin, taste blends into slightly sticky bitterness.
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Deep ambery brown colour with a mediumsized beigeish brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, with coffee, chocolate and some slight burnt wet wooden notes. Flavour is coffee, chocolate, mild liquorice along with some tobacco and quite big bitterness in the finish. Wellbalanced.
Leighton (10510) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Wellington - Birmingham. Pours deep brown with a creamy beige head. Dirty roasted malts in the aroma. Light sweet flavor with dominant bitter cocoa and moderate earthy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Bitter roasted malts to finish with earth and baking cocoa. Fair.
mR_fr0g (2456) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at the Wellington, black country beer bus bash. Opaque black with a loose tan thin head. smooth roast caramel aroma. Some fruit esters and grassy hop in the finish. Some astingent roast.
stravale (2051) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Beer Hive, Edinburgh 
Jet black, brown cola-like bubbly head dissipates to no head at all
Aroma - Lots of roasted malt, coffee grounds, burnt notes, some chocolate
Taste of burnt roasted malts, roast coffee, chocolate, bit yeasty, treacle, thinnish dark malts, soft smoke
Palate - soft carb, thin to medium body. Finish - initially rather dry, thie becomes sweeter with the drinking, dark chocolate, bit smoky, bitter roast linger, burnt cocoa
Overall - A reasonable stout, shame there was no head from the bottle. probably better on cask